The Emerald Coast Classic originally scheduled for Nov. 27-29 has been canceled per Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports.
The Emerald Coast Classic featuring Oregon, Illinois, Iowa State, and Florida has officially been cancelled, per release.— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) October 5, 2020
It’s widely regarded as one of the most competitive non-conference tournaments of the year. But it isn’t all bad news, Rothstein followed up roughly an hour later with reports that the Illini are hosting their own tournament.
Source: Illinois will host its own MTE in Champaign from November 25-27. Event will feature four teams and three games in a round-robin format.— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) October 5, 2020
Illinois Athletics has yet to confirm the news.